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Students prepare Great Depression newspapers

From School Reports

 

The students in Kimberly Cummings’ U. S. History class at Eupora High School have been studying the Great Depression.

The students were asked to create a newspaper to address some situations during the time of the … Read more

Calendar of Events

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House is Dec. 12 from 2:30-6 p.m. at the Choctaw County Library. Bring your camera and take pictures with Santa.

Gospel singing

Bill Monaghan, Still Blessed, Bobby Hawkins and Boundless Love will perform at 6 … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Johnson O’Conner (1891-1973), an educator who taught the importance of building a vocabulary, is quoted on the O’Conner Research Foundation website. “Why do large vocabularies characterize executives and possibly outstanding … Read more

Huffman completes emerging leader training

From Press Reports

 

Robert Huffman of Mathiston, director of Facility Management at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, has completed the American Society for Healthcare Engineering Leadership Institute.

Most ASHE members get plenty of training in the technical skills needed … Read more

Hospital offers advice for dealing with burns

From Press Reports

 

There are three levels of burns. First-degree burns affect only the outer layer of the skin. They cause pain, redness and swelling. Second-degree (partial thickness) burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of skin. They … Read more

New tank top

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The crew of The Baxter Co. of North Mississippi puts a new top on the Maben water tank. The Tupelo-based business was replacing the top on Dec. 3. The top was blown off last March when strong winds swept  through Read more

Yates grand marshal for Christmas Parade

Marie Yates

From Staff & Press Reports

 

Marie Yates will serve as grand marshal of the 2013 Eupora Christmas Parade.

The parade, which is sponsored by the Eupora Rotary Club, begins at 5 p.m. Saturday following the Eupora Christmas Market. Lineup … Read more

Florist entertains, educates MHGC members

Dean with some of her creations for Christmas

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

On Nov. 19, Janet Dean of the Mathiston Florist entertained and educated the ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club in the art of design with the latest in Christmas décor.

Janet, … Read more

Fire units respond to multi-fire call

The scene of the mobile home, vehicle and woods fire on Old Walthall Road

From Staff Reports

 

Walthall and Eupora fire departments responded to a mobile home, vehicle and woods fire, all in one call, on Old Walthall Road last month.

The fires occurred at a residence between Crowell Road and Highway 50, … Read more